Galveston County Daily News, Dec. 3, 2006http://news.galvestondailynews.com/story.lasso?ewcd=41f184dbad73fe5a GALVESTON — The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has received a $9.5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to better control influenza epidemics in the developing world. The three-year grant will allow UTMB scientists to help accelerate development of a new kind of flu vaccine that aims to strengthen people’s natural immunity by linking the two main mechanisms of immune defense, innate and adaptive immunity.